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Classical Notes: November 3, 2010 Archive

Alice Dancing under the Gallows

Posted at 9:24 AM on November 3, 2010 by Alison Young (3 Comments)
Filed under: In the media, Musician stories


The oldest Holocaust survivor in the world considers herself lucky - she has friends, her health, an optimistic outlook, and her music. Watch this spectacular short film about 107-year-old Alice who gave over a hundred concerts in Theresienstadt, a place where music became more than mere entertainment, it became a religion and beacon of hope.

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